Author(s): Roma Tearne
A permanently frozen London is the setting for this harrowing yet lyrical tale of survival in a dystopian near-future. Through endless years of glacial winter, artist Hera has known loss. Her one comfort has been her relationship with Raphael. As the thaw begins, can she track down her elusive lover?
Roma Tearne: Roma Tearne is a Sri Lankan-born, Oxford-based artist, film-maker and writer. Her debut novel, Mosquito, was shortlisted for the 2007 Costa First Novel Award. The Swimmer was longlisted for the Orange Prize in 2011 and Asian Man Booker in 2012.